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Domingo J. Sylvia

February 20, 1928 January 30, 2019
Domingo J. Sylvia
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Obituary for Domingo J. Sylvia

NEW BEDFORD-Domingo J. Sylvia, 90, of New Bedford, formerly of Dartmouth, died Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at home following a period of declining health. He was the widower of Ezaura (Santos) Sylvia and son of the late John J. and Mary L. (Arruda) Sylvia.
Born in New Bedford, he resided in Dartmouth for most of his life and was a communicant of St. Mary Church in So. Dartmouth.
Mr. Sylvia was employed as a firefighter at Otis Air Force Base until his retirement.
He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and was the recipient of the National Defense Service Medal.
His family includes 3 daughters, Debra L. Carroll and her husband, Dale of Dartmouth, Sharon J. Sylvia and her companion, Lucien Robert of Fairhaven and Kim M. Cabral of New Bedford; 6 grandchildren, Justin Carroll, Shaun Carroll, Vanessa Carroll, Noah Carroll, Breanne Cabral and Casey Cabral. He was predeceased by his sister Mary and his son-in-law, John T. Cabral.
His funeral service and interment in St. John Cemetery with military honors were private and entrusted to AUBERTINE-LOPES FUNERAL HOME, 129 Allen St., New Bedford.

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